>> world news is next i'm cheryl jennings. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we appreciate your time, see you again at 6:00. this is "world news." tonight, whiteout. the monster winter storm across more than a dozen states now. blizzard warnings and twisters. tonight, our extreme weather team out in the storm. and now the ripple effect being felt coast to coast. even the pilots apologizing. >> i have no -- no words to tell you how sorry i am. >> sam champion, right here with the latest storm track. heading home. as we near that fiscal cliff, six days now until higher taxes for all. will there be a deal? also tonight, an abc news exclusive. barbara walters at the white house. asking michelle obama if she'll run for office next. and a personal question, too. >> how do you keep the fire going? >> hmm. that's a good question. made in america.